Tennant embarks on global strategy focused on growth in 2014

‘Growth is the number one priority’ was the stand-out message delivered at Tennant Company’s sales conference held at Crown Plaza, Coogee on 12 March 2014, where the combined ANZ sales and service teams came together for the first time in eight years. A two-day event, the conference was an opportunity for staff to be hands-on […]

Congratulations to all INCLEAN Innovation Award winners!

The winners of the INCLEAN Innovation Awards were announced after networking drinks at the end of day one of Ausclean PULIRE 2013. Keeping in line with PULIRE’s ethos and successful formula, all finalists had their entry displayed on a dedicated INCLEAN Awards stand on the show floor to offer two full days of exposure. The […]

Tennant withdraws ec-H2O appeal while Karcher moots worldwide implications

A 20 September press release issued by Tennant Company stated it has withdrawn its appeal of the June 2013 German court decision in Karcher’s lawsuit regarding the wording used in advertisements of Tennant Company’s proprietary ec-H2O technology – a chemical-free cleaning technology based on the process of electrolysis. However, Karcher believes the judgement will ‘make […]

Tennant on track for buoyant full year financial performance

Based on its first half 2013 results and remainder of year performance expectations, Tennant Company estimates its 2013 full year net sales will be in the range of US$750 to US$770 million, compared with 2012’s US$739 million. As detailed in its recently released second quarter financial results, the company’s 2013 annual financial outlook sees modest […]

CleanScene 2013 brings industry to Brisbane

CleaneScene, the Cleaning and Hygiene Expo co-located with the Queensland Safety Show, visited the shores of South Bank at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from 18 to 20 June 2013. With 43 exhibitors, there was a solid line-up of cleaning supply products, equipment and machinery about which exhibitors could enquire, peruse and try out. […]

Tennant likely to appeal latest German court ec-H2O decision

The Tennant Company is likely to appeal against a Stuttgart (Germany) Regional Court judgement, delivered early last week, against Tennant and its advertising of ec-H2O technology. The legal action was instigated by Karcher. According to a 17 June Karcher blog post, the court determined Tennant advertisements claiming that the machines with ec-H2O-technology clean as well […]

Cleaning industry’s innovation strongly represented at CIVENEX 2013

Held 15 to 16 May at Eastern Creek NSW, Sydney Dragway, CIVENEX 2013 showcased the latest innovations in civil works, construction, machinery, water and sewer, trucks, waste, cleaning equipment and more. It’s the exhibition for owners, operators, councils, public utility or private contractors to see all the latest products and serves at the one event. […]

Highlights from CleanScene 2012

CleanScene 2012, presented by the NCSA and co-located with The Safety Show Sydney and Sydney Materials Handling, was held at the Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park 23 to 25 October. Over three days it showcased the latest cleaning equipment and services, alongside a seminar program offering industry-related debates and discussion panels. Highlights of the seminars […]

Orbio innovation recognised in business award

Tennant Company’s Orbio 5000-Sc with Orbio Split Stream technology has won top honours in the just announced Australian Business Awards product innovation category. ‘The award specifically recognises Tennant’s research and development achievements in sustainable cleaning technologies,’ stated Tennant. The Orbio 5000-Sc uses tap water, a small amount of salt and electricity to create an effective, […]

Despite global headwinds, Tennant delivers ‘solid’ second quarter results

Tennant Company has reported net earnings of US$13.7 million, or US$0.71 per diluted share, on net sales of US$199.5 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. “We are pleased to report a solid second quarter, with record operating profit resulting in very strong operating profit margins and higher earnings. Our strategies to innovate […]

UK’s ASA delivers decision regarding ec-H2O’s claimed efficacy

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has made public its decision (13 June 2012) regarding challenges made against Tennant advertising by Karcher UK Ltd. Both manufacturer marketers have claimed ‘victories’ with the decision. ‘The ASA rejected one advertising challenge and upheld another. In the end, the ASA determined that Tennant’s ec-H2O is an effective cleaning […]

Tennant exceeds target range in first quarter results

Tennant Company released its 2012 First Quarter Results, ending 31 March, with a reported net earnings of $5.3 million, or $0.28 per diluted share, on net sales of $173.7 million, which rose 0.6 percent compared to the prior year quarter. “The first quarter is seasonally our weakest,” commented Tennant Company’s president and chief executive officer […]


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